More Martian methane: Michael Mumma movie

More Martian methane: Michael Mumma movie

More Martian methane: Michael Mumma movie

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Jan. 19 2009 12:00 PM

More Martian methane: Michael Mumma movie

I read on Toms' Astronomy Blog that NASA put out a short video with Mars specialist Michael Mumma discussing the methane recently found on Mars:


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As I pointed out earlier, it could be biology, or it could be non-living chemistry. We need to equip our landers with sniffers to find out more. This could be a huge discovery, leading to a huger one. Or it could just be a really incredible discovery that will help us better understand our dead neighboring world.

Either way is a win.